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Metrion Biosciences is a specialist ion channel contract research organisation providing drug discovery services to pharmaceutical and bioscience customers worldwide.

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Metrion invests in new HTS capability and expanded facilities

30 November 2022 

Metrion announces the launch of its High Throughput Screening (HTS) capability, as well as the expansion of its state-of-the-art lab and office facilities. Scott Maidment has been appointed as Head of HTS to lead the new service.

Metrion and The KCNC1 Foundation collaborate on development of new ion channel modulators for ultra-rare genetic disorder 

7 December 2022

Metrion and The KCNC1 Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on the development of a treatment for an ultra rare genetic disorder, today announced a collaboration to progress a hit identification research project for small molecule modulators of the potassium ion channel Kv3.1, targeting KCNC1-related disorders.

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Metrion Biosciences’ high throughput screening (HTS) overview

6th March 2023

Here we share a short video introducing Metrion’s expanded high throughput screening capabilities. To learn more, or to request a quote, please email


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RSC Anglo-Nordic Medicinal Chemistry Symposium 2023

June 13th – 16th

Metrion Biosciences are attending  RSC Anglo-Nordic Medicinal Chemistry Symposium 2023, taking place on 13th – 16th June 2023 at the Hotel Comwell Borupgaard, Denmark.

Metrions’ Commercial Operations Scientist, Dr. Claire Piochon will be attending the meeting and if you would like to meet with her, please email

This 2.5 day symposium is the third in the very successful series of biannual meetings started in 2017 containing high quality international speakers from industry and academia on topics of Medicinal Chemistry and related enabling technologies. Organised by the Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector of the Royal Society of Chemistry, together with Nordic affiliates, the meeting promises to be an exciting and invigorating gathering packed with fantastic opportunities to disseminate knowledge and expand networks.

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Cure CLCN4 Scientific Conference 2023

June 16th – 17th

Metrion Biosciences is attending the Cure CLCN4 Scientific Conference 2023 taking place on the 16th – 17th June 2023, in London.

Metrion’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Dr Sophie Rose will be attending the meeting and if you would like to meet with her, please email Sophie will also be attending the conference dinner on the evening of 16th June.

For the second year in a row, this conference will bring together leading academic, clinical and industry speakers from the ion channel, rare disease, and therapeutic discovery fields. Through a series of short talks and panel discussions, we will review the latest knowledge on the biology and clinical aspects of CLCN4-NDC and establish the necessary steps towards the development of therapeutic options for CLCN4, all the way from the early stages of basic research on animal and cellular models to clinical research, drug discovery, and precision medicine.

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